Pulitzer winners David Barstow and Alejandra Xanic von Bertrab headline this session at the Investigative Reporters and Editors conference: Cracking Corporate Corruption at Wal-Mart. The duo’s investigation into corruption in the world’s biggest retailer won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting.
The self-guided training from this webinar — Shell Companies and Fraud: An Investigative Primer — will help you understand the characteristics of shell companies, their legitimate and illegitimate purposes in the business sector, and methods for backgrounding and connecting intricate webs of firms and individuals scattered around the globe.
The free workshop, “Breaking Local Stories with Economic Data,” was originally held in Louisville, Ky., on Feb. 27, 2013. Two additional workshops by the same title will be held in Washington on April 4 and San Antonio on June 19. Check out materials for Louisiana, Texas and Washington, D.C. below. Government data offer unparalleled opportunities […]
This self-guided training will help you find “5 Local Economic Stories to Jump on Now.” Join Marilyn Geewax, national economics correspondent for NPR, as she guides you through the top economic issues facing Congress and the president and how you can localize those stories.
The free webinar, “Investigating Public Pensions,” originally took place Dec. 4, 2012.
Craig Harris, 2011 Barlett & Steele Gold Award winner, breaks down essential tips and tools that led to his investigative project on public pensions at The Arizona Republic.
The free webinar, “SEC Filings Master Class,” took place Nov. 13-15, 2012.
Michelle Leder, who makes her living unearthing news in SEC filings, will help you feel more confident in your SEC-document sleuthing. In three one-hour sessions, you’ll enhance your ability to spot red flags in SEC filings.
The free webinar, “California’s Cap-and-Trade Law — What You Need to Know,” took place Oct. 29, 2012.
California’s cap-and-trade program to limit carbon emissions economywide kicks into high gear in 2013, and the first auction of greenhouse gas allowances is set for Nov. 14, 2012. Tune into this hourlong session with UCLA economist Matthew Kahn on what you need to know about this new initiative, part of California’s Global Warming Solutions Act (Assembly Bill 32, or AB 32).
The free webinar, “Economics 101,” was originally held June 26-28, 2012. Marilyn Geewax, senior business editor for NPR’s National Desk, demystifies economics for business journalists by breaking down complicated concepts and making them easier to understand.
The free webinar, “Unlocking Financial Statements,” was originally held May 14-18, 2012. Jimmy Gentry, award-winning professor at the University of Kansas, continues the popular, weeklong training with tips for analyzing corporate financial statements. This free webinar was also offered in 2011 and 2010. AGENDA Day One: Introduction to financial statements Day Two: The income statement […]